Sharks Have Six Senses

John F Waters (Author) Bob Barner (Illustrator)
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Description

In the ocean, sharks are near the top of the food chain. Sharks have the same five senses as humans do, but they have an extra sixth sense that makes them especially deadly hunters. What is this sense and how does a shark use all six senses to track down prey? Read and find out With colorful illustrations from Bob Barner and engaging text from John F. Waters, Sharks Have Six Senses is a fascinating look into one of the most powerful predators in the sea. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Featuring rich marine-biology vocabulary bolded throughout the text, this book also includes a Find Out More section with additional shark facts and web research prompts about shark conservation efforts. Both the text and the artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. George H. Burgess, director of the Program for Shark Research at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-And-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Product Details

Price
$6.99
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
May 12, 2015
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.0 X 0.1 X 8.0 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780064451918
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About the Author

John F. Waters was the author of over thirty books for children about science, including two Junior Literary Guild selections, The Crab from Yesterday and Neighborhood Puddle.

Bob Barner has written and illustrated many books for children including "Fish Wish." "School Library Journal" has called his collage art "gorgeous" and "engaging." He lives in San Francisco, California. His website is www.bobbarner.com.